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6th Annual Mississippi Science Fest

September 16, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - September 18, 2021 @ 7:30 pm CDT

The 6th Annual Mississippi Science Fest (MSF), presented by C Spire, is a fun event hosted by the four museums of Jackson, Mississippi’s LeFleur Museum District (LMD) on September 16-18, 2021. 

The MSF showcases the Magnolia State’s innovative science, technology, engineering, and mathematic (STEM) industries and organizations.

This year, the event is will be in-person and virtual:

* September 16: Science After 6 (click here for details)
* September 17: Field Trip Friday (click here for details)
* September 18: MS Science Fest featuring guest speaker, Dr. Temple Grandin (click here for details)

On Saturday, September 18th, your ticket will include parking and your shuttle ride between museums.

Food trucks and vendors will also be on-site. Visit the MS Agriculture Museum’s General Store, MS Children’s Museum’s Red Rocket Cafe (open 9 am – 4 pm), or one of several food trucks (10:30 am – 3:30 pm, not included with admission).


• 11 a.m. Speech
• 11:45 a.m. Question & Answer
• 1 – 2 p.m. Book Signing

Location: MS Agriculture & Forestry Museum on September 17 for Field Trip Friday and at MS Children’s Museum on September 18 for the MS Science Fest presented by C Spire. Dr. Grandin’s presentation will also be broadcast to the MDWFP MS Museum of Natural Science theater. Included with your MSF ticket.Dr. Grandin is an animal scientist, autism self-advocate, and a professor at Colorado State University. She will share her life story and how she evolved into doing the work that she does today, including her experience with science, agriculture, and autism awareness. 

Families as Allies has a limited number of free tickets thanks to the generosity of Mississippi Public Broadcasting for Saturday, September 18. Families who are interested in tickets can call our office at 601- 355-0915 or email info@faams.org


September 16, 2021 @ 6:00 pm CDT
September 18, 2021 @ 7:30 pm CDT
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